Kriss Akabusi to headline Live North

10 Oct 2017

Olympic medallist and motivational speaker Kriss Akabusi will be the keynote speaker at NICEIC ELECSA Live North, held at Aintree Racecourse on 23 November.

Akabusi will talk about his own athletics career, including winning the 400m hurdles gold medal in the 1990 Commonwealth Games and the bronze in the 1992 Olympic Games, where he set a British record that still stands today.

Darren Staniforth and Alan Wells will also be on hand to inform delegates about the proposed changes to the upcoming 18th edition and the recent document for public comment, while the IET’s Mark Coles will also provide an overview on Part 8 of the regulations.

Other prominent sessions include author James Dewane advising contractors on how to attract and retain customers and Chris Ashworth from Competitive Advantage Consultancy, who will present new research into how much contractors should be charging for their work.

Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE will also present a session on the history of electricity, and the impact it has had on how we live. As well as the sessions, contractors will be able to visit the lively exhibition floor and attend dedicated demo sessions, and pose any questions to NICEIC and ELECSA’s technical team.

In recent years NICEIC ELECSA Live North has established itself as the leading event for the electrical industry, winning multiple awards along the way.

Mark Smith, marketing and communications director at Certsure, which operates the NICEIC and ELECSA brands, commented: “Live North is an opportunity for contractors to hear from some of the leading names in the industry and to talk face to face with suppliers, manufacturers and other contractors from the electrical contracting industry.

“This year features the most diverse line up of speakers we have ever had and with the 18th Edition of the regs due out next year it is sure to be a busy show.”

All contractors will receive a free bacon roll on arrival, as well as free tea and coffee throughout the day.

Tickets cost just £29 plus VAT for NICEIC, ELECSA and ECA registered contractors, and £49 plus VAT for non-registered contractors. Exhibition-only and apprentice passes are free of charge.

To book your place visit www.niceic-elecsalive.com

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